Senior Environmental Scientist (Transportation)

Employer
HDR
Location
Charleston, West Virginia, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 11, 2021
Ref
2138830440
Discipline
Project Management
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

In the role of Senior Environmental Scientist well count on you to
- Plan and direct medium-to large-size environmental planning and compliance projects for transportation and other programs as identified
- Prepare, plan and analyze/review technical studies, permit applications, NEPA documents, and similar reports/documents
- Accomplish work independently and through coordinating or supervising small to large technical and professional teams from local and regional offices
- Support regional or national projects in specific areas of technical expertise
- Be closely involved in public participation and multiple agency coordination
- Take responsibility for project management, including developing and managing budgets, schedules, and quality of products
- Serve as Project Manager on larger projects as needed, but project management is not sole focus of position
- Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

- Bachelors degree in Environmental Science or closely related field
- 5+ years experience related to responsibilities above.
- MS Office suite experience
- Strong conceptual, organizational, problem-solving and research abilities
- Self-starter with excellent writing and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Travel may be required to project sites regionally and nationally.
- Fieldwork will be required, and candidate must have the ability to work in field conditions and carry necessary tools and equipment
- An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience in PA preferred, WVDOT, PennDOT, and/or PTC
- Professional certifications such as PWS, CWB, AICP are preferred
- Advanced degree in Environmental Science or closely related field is preferred
- Preference given to local candidates